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Melissa_Holland

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Review for LOAVES & FISHES FAMILY KITCHEN, San Jose, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Loaves & Fishes offers a warm meal, shelter from the weather, varied services and a strong sense of community. The other day, an early day in November, a guest came to me with her little toddler in tow. She reminded me that on the Friday before Halloween I was taking photos of the guests in their costumes. Well, her two boys were there that night all dressed up, and got their pictures taken but her little girl was home ill. So, on this early day in November she brought her little girl in, all dressed up in costume and ready to take her photo. It meant so much to this guest, this mom, to have all of her kids pictured on the web-site. I held back my excitement as I took the picture. I was quite proud to be a part of such a moment. Community. Loaves & Fishes is a fine example of community.

Role:  Volunteer & I'm a Team Leader with Loaves & Fishes, SMG. I assist volunteers from start to finish with preparing food, setting up eating area, serving food and cleaning up afterward.